Mindfulness in Plain English

Mindfulness in Plain English

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Author : Bhante Gunaratana
  • ISBN-10 : 9780861719068
  • Release : 2011-09-06
  • Genre: Philosophy
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Presents an introduction to meditation according to Buddhist principles, describing the advantages of the practice and addressing some of the difficulties that can come up.

Mindfulness in Plain English

Mindfulness in Plain English

  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Author : Bhante Henepola Gunaratana
  • ISBN-10 : 9781458783752
  • Release : 2010-10-19
  • Genre:
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The bestselling, classic guide to insight meditation! Plain IN is a book that people give to everyone they know - a book that people talk about, write about, think about, and return to repeatedly. With his distinctive clarity and wit, 'Bhante G' takes us step by step through the myths, realities, and benefits of meditation and the practice of mindfulness. We already have the foundation we need to live a more productive and peaceful life - Bhante simply points to each tool of meditation, tells us what it does, and how to make it work. This expanded edition includes the complete text of its bestselling predecessor, as well as a new chapter on the cultivation of loving kindness, an especially important subject in today's fractious world.

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness in Plain English

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness in Plain English

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Author : Henepola Gunaratana
  • ISBN-10 : 9781614290421
  • Release : 2012-08-07
  • Genre: Self-Help
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In simple and straightforward language, Bhante Gunaratana shares the Buddha's teachings on mindfulness and how we can use these principles to improve our daily lives, deepen our mindfulness, and move closer to our spiritual goals. Based on the classic Satipatthana Sutta, one of the most succinct yet rich explanations of meditation, Bhante's presentation is nonetheless thoroughly modern. The Satipatthana Sutta has become the basis of all mindfulness meditation, and Bhante unveils it to the reader in his trademark "plain English" style. Contemplating the Four Foundations of Mindfulness--mindfulness of the body, of feelings, of the mind, and of phenomena themselves--is recommended for all practitioners. Newcomers will find The Four Foundations of Mindfulness in Plain English lays a strong groundwork for mindfulness practice and gives them all they need to get started right away, and old hands will find rich subtleties and insights to help consolidate and clarify what they may have begun to see for themselves. People at every state of the spiritual path will benefit from reading this book.

Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English

Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Author : Henepola Gunaratana
  • ISBN-10 : 9780861719952
  • Release : 2009-08-10
  • Genre: Religion
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“A straightforward and pragmatic guide to deepening levels of concentration and insight. This book is a joy to read and a great gift to us all.”—Joseph Goldstein, author of Mindfulness Countless people worldlwide have made Mindfulness in Plain English a beloved and bestselling classic in almost a dozen languages. Now after nearly two decades, Bhante helps meditators of every stripe take their mindfulness practice to the next level - helping them go, in a word, beyond mindfulness. In the same warm, clear, and friendly voice, Bhante introduces the reader to what have been known for centuries as the "jhanas" - deeply calm, joyous, and powerful states of meditation that, when explored with the clearly presented tools in this book, can lead to a life of insight and unshakeable peace.

The Mindfulness in Plain English Journal

The Mindfulness in Plain English Journal

  • Publisher : Wisdom Publications
  • Author : Henepola Gunaratana
  • ISBN-10 : 1614293961
  • Release : 2016-12-20
  • Genre: Self-Help
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A mindful journal for a balanced life—based on the worldwide bestseller Mindfulness in Plain English. “People ask me how to practice mindfulness in daily life—this journal answers that question.” —Bhante Gunaratana Discover the transformative power of mindfulness—in your own words. Based on the classic bestseller Mindfulness in Plain English, Bhante Gunaratana offers compassionate guidance and the space to explore meditation in your own life. Explore your insights and keep track of your emotional life without judgment, and begin to change the stories you tell about yourself. Includes a brief introduction to meditation so anyone can get started right away, as well as mindfulness tips and inspiring quotes.

The Mindfulness in Plain English Collection

The Mindfulness in Plain English Collection

  • Publisher : Wisdom Publications
  • Author : Gunaratana
  • ISBN-10 : 1614294798
  • Release : 2017-11-28
  • Genre: Religion
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An anniversary collection, presented in a beautiful collector's edition, of three of Bhante Gunaratana’s bestselling classics. The Mindfulness in Plain English Collection offers the rich, full context for tapping into the true power of mindfulness, all with the signature warmth of Bhante Gunaratana—Bhante G., as he is affectionately called. Bhante G. is the bestselling author of the timeless classic, Mindfulness In Plain English. This set includes: • Mindfulness in Plain English • The Four Foundations of Mindfulness in Plain English • Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English

Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English

Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English

  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Author : Bhante Henepola Gunaratana
  • ISBN-10 : 9781458783530
  • Release : 2010-10-01
  • Genre: Meditation
  • Download/Read : 288
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Countless people world wide have made Mindfulness in Plain English a beloved and bestselling classic in almost a dozen languages. Now after nearly two decades, Bhante helps meditators of every stripe take their mindfulness practice to the next level - helping them go, in a word, beyond mindfulness. In the same warm, clear, and friendly voice, Bhante introduces the reader to what have been known for centuries as the ''jhanas'' - deeply calm, joyous, and powerful states of meditation that, when explored with the clearly presented tools in this book, lead to life of insight and unshakeable peace.

Zen Meditation in Plain English

Zen Meditation in Plain English

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Author : John Daishin Buksbazen
  • ISBN-10 : 9780861719488
  • Release : 2005-06-10
  • Genre: Religion
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An excellent, practical introduction to Zen meditation. Written in a warm and easily accessible style, this book appeals to anyone with an interest in meditation, Zen, or, as is often the case today, a combination of the two. The book emphasizes the importance of receiving good instruction and of finding groups to practice with, yet it lays out the necessary steps to practice Zen meditation on your own. The book includes easily followed exercises to help the reader along. For anyone looking to uncover a clear and insightful path into the philosophy and practice of Zen meditation, this book represents the culmination of that search.

Loving Kindness in Plain English

Loving Kindness in Plain English

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Author : Henepola Gunaratana
  • ISBN-10 : 9781614292647
  • Release : 2017-03-14
  • Genre: Religion
  • Download/Read : 128
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The bestselling author of Mindfulness in Plain English invites us to explore the joyful benefits of living with loving-kindness. With his signature clarity and warmth, Bhante Gunaratana shares with us how we can cultivate loving-kindness to live a life of joyful harmony with others. Through personal anecdotes, step-by-step meditations, conversational renderings of the Buddha’s words in the suttas, and transformative insights into how we live in and relate to the world, we learn that peace here and now is possible—within ourselves and in all our relationships. Bhante G speaks directly to how we can cultivate loving-kindness to find emotional clarity, overcome anger, and become more peaceful—both on and off the meditation cushion.

Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness

Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Author : Henepola Gunaratana
  • ISBN-10 : 9780861719204
  • Release : 2011-08-23
  • Genre: Religion
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In the same engaging style that has endeared him to readers of Mindfulness In Plain English, Bhante Gunaratana delves deeply into each step of the Buddha's most profound teaching on bringing an end to suffering: the noble eightfold path. With generous and specific advice, Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness offers skillful ways to handle anger, to find right livelihood, and to cultivate loving-friendliness in relationships with parents, children, and partners, as well as tools to overcome all the mental hindrances that prevent happiness. Whether you are an experienced meditator or someone who's only just beginning, this gentle and down-to-earth guide will help you bring the heart of the Buddha's teachings into every aspect of your life. A Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Awards finalist (Spirituality/Inspirational).